News Roundup: Peter Bhatia Named Editor At The Oregonian; Terror Threat To Tech Firms; HCL-News Corp


Peter Bhatia, executive editor at The Oregonian, will succeed Sandra Mims Rowe as editor at the 159-year old publication. Rowe announced yesterday that she will be leaving the paper at the end of this year. Rowe has been editor since 1993. Bhatia, who has been a journalist for more than 30 years, is among the highest ranking journalists of Indian origin at American publications, alongside WashPost managing editor Raju Narisetti, WSJ international editor Nik Deogun and LA Times managing editor Davan Maharaj.

Union home secretary G.K. Pillai today said India’s software firms are high on the target list of terrorists. The government is working with many such firms to ensure adequate security, Pillai said.

Tech firm HCL yesterday said it has entered into a multi million pound, five-year, technology infrastructure management and transformation agreement with News International, a division of News Corp (NYSE: NWS).

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